The archaeological site at Jumeirah has revealed artefacts
from the 7th to the 15th centuries. Jumeirah was a caravan station along an
ancient trade route linking what is now known as Iraq with northern Oman.
Discovered in 1968, a series of low stone walls, various dwellings, an old souk
and a large stone house have been uncovered. The houses were built with beach
rock and covered in lime plaster. Other items found here include pottery, tools